Senior Engineer - NodeJS & React

Date: 03-Aug-2022

Location: Mulgrave, VIC, AU

Company: kmartaustr

Brighter Futures Start here

As Australia’s biggest and most loved retailer, we’ve been brightening up everyday life for families for over 50 years. At our stores, distribution centres, and offices in Australia and New Zealand. All around the globe. Our diverse and inclusive 47,000 strong team come together for a common cause. Giving families easy access to our on-trend products and incredibly low prices – it’s the heart of everything we do.

As a leader in the retail market, we’re optimistic about our future and yours. We’re relentless in our pursuit for results, but changing at a rapid rate, giving you challenging work that you’ll be proud of. We celebrate your uniqueness and individuality. Because at Kmart it’s not just what you do, it’s who you are that makes every day living brighter.


Join the team
Our Kmart Stores IT teams are currently delivering some exciting initiatives across the inventory management, fulfillment, payments, and mobile application streams.

There is a serious focus on what the future of in-store technology looks like within Kmart. We are looking to bring on board an Engineer to help deliver innovative projects such as robot integration for inventory management and AI. You will also be working on greenfield projects where you will have the opportunity to build applications from scratch using modern engineering practices and tech.

Our teams are building and creating ‘first of their kind’ technology in retail. You will be working on proof of concepts projects that will change the way Kmart technology is used in stores.
What you’ll be doing
As a Senior Engineer working for Kmart you will:          

  • Coding, unit testing of new software products using modern delivery practices
  • Maintenance of existing products and development of new features on existing applications
  • Contribute to requirements gathering and technical design


To be successful in this role you’ll have: 

  • Excellent knowledge of continuous integration, infrastructure as code, application release automation concepts, frameworks & tool.
  • Experience in API Testing using POSTMAN.
  • Well versed with Agile development methodologies.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with hybrid framework like React Native.
  • Good to have experience with languages such Nodejs, Typescript
  • Experience with Cross Device testing (Browser Stack)
  • AWS cloud experience is highly desirable 

Benefits we’ll offer you:

  • A dynamic learning and support program
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Flexible working through our Flex Where, Flex When, Flex Well policy
  • A discount card for Kmart, Target, Officeworks and Bunnings, plus other benefits
  • An inclusive, fun recognition program
  • A bonus program (where eligible)
  • Development opportunities across Kmart Group (comprised of Kmart, Target and Catch) as well as the broader Wesfarmers Group.
  • Wesfarmers Share Plan access (where eligible)

We’re here to make everyday living brighter

From humble beginnings in Burwood East, Victoria, in 1969, we’re now an essential part of 300 communities, and proud of it! From bedding to apparel to kitchenware and beyond. We’re designing and creating the products people reach for every day. In-store, online, or Click & Collect – getting the products we love into the hands of happy customers is what we aim to do best. From the remote outback to coastal towns and big cities, and everywhere in-between. We’re progressive in our pursuit to create seamless customer journeys for satisfied shoppers.

A place you can belong

At Kmart, we celebrate the rich diversity of the communities in which we operate and are committed to creating inclusive and safe environments where all our team members can contribute and succeed. We believe that all team members should feel valued, respected and safe irrespective of your gender, ethnicity, indigeneity, religious beliefs, education, age, disability, family responsibilities, sexual orientation and gender identity and we encourage applications from all candidates.

We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to do well when applying or working at Kmart, therefore we encourage you to share any feedback by emailing if you would like any adjustments.

If you would like to explore a career with Kmart and this sounds like the perfect role for you – apply now!

Phone screening and interviews will occur prior to the closing date of this advertisement. Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies. As part of our recruitment process, we will be conducting Pre-Employment Checks with our successful candidates – this will include a police check.  Talent Acquisition will provide further updates to candidates as they progress through our recruitment process.

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